Why is printing in Europe cost effective?

When considering where to source your printing services, cost efficiency is often a primary concern. European printing companies frequently offer more competitive pricing compared to their counterparts in the US. This affordability stems from several key factors that collectively contribute to lower operational costs in various regions across Europe. Understanding these factors can help you make an informed decision and potentially save significant amounts on your printing projects.


Economies of Scale

European printers often handle large volumes of print runs, allowing them to achieve economies of scale. When printers produce a high volume of work, the fixed costs of production—such as equipment and facility maintenance—are spread over a larger number of units, reducing the per-unit cost. This efficiency is particularly advantageous for businesses requiring large print runs, as the savings per unit can accumulate to significant amounts, making European printing a cost-effective solution for high-volume projects.

Streamlined Production Processes

European printing companies often benefit from streamlined production processes that enhance efficiency and reduce costs. Advanced technologies, such as automation and digital printing, are widely adopted across the European printing industry. These technologies enable faster production times, reduced waste, and lower energy consumption, all of which contribute to cost savings. Additionally, many European printers have optimized their supply chains and logistics networks, ensuring that materials and products move smoothly from one stage to the next with minimal delays or added expenses.

Competitive Market Environment

The printing industry in Europe is highly competitive, with numerous companies vying for business across the continent and internationally. This competitive environment drives printers to offer attractive pricing and superior service to distinguish themselves from their peers. Clients benefit from this competition through better pricing, enhanced service offerings, and innovative solutions tailored to meet their specific needs.

Lower Labor Costs

One of the primary reasons for the cost efficiency of European printing services is the lower labor costs in many European countries. Nations such as Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic offer highly skilled labor at rates significantly lower than those in Western Europe or the United States. These reduced labor costs do not compromise quality, as these countries have a well-established tradition of craftsmanship and technical expertise in the printing industry. By taking advantage of these lower labor costs, European printing companies can offer competitive pricing without sacrificing the quality of the final product.

Your partner

New Energy Printing is based in the Netherlands and we collaborate with various printing companies across Europe, each handling every aspect of the printing process with the utmost precision. Depending on the print run, specifications, and finishing options, we carefully match a book or game to the appropriate machinery. We can have a book printed using the most advanced machinery available, ensuring the highest quality in the market. You have one english speaking contact person who knows the European market. You can order print runs starting from 1000 copies up to 100,000+. We take care of everything for you from A to Z, providing top-notch service throughout the entire process.

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Why you should choose us!

The Printing Specialist

New Energy Printing specializes in printing books, catalogs and games. Our team has already guided over 350 million books, catalogs and games into print.

High Quality

We print books and games on the most advanced machines to ensure that you always get top quality.

Full Service

We arrange everything from A to Z for you; including hassle free shipment!

Knowledge and Expertise

Our team knows all the details about every part of the printing process.

Great Prices

We have printing locations all over Europe and Asia, so we can always offer you a great price.

Happy Company

Everyone is happy with us: customers, suppliers and employees.

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Our way of working

New Energy is the book printer for publishers, printers and other companies. In addition to the high quality of our productions, we also provide excellent service before, during and after your order.

  • Send us your book specifications

    Have you already worked out your exact book specifications? Then send them to us. Are you still undecided about all the details? No problem! We will go over your preferences together. Based on your preferences, we will advise you on paper type, binding and finishing. We will work out the book specifications together.

  • We propose the best way to print your book

    This is where New Energy Printing excels. We have various product locations in the world. We will look for the printing machine that is best suited to print your book. That way we can guarantee the highest quality at the best price.

  • You receive a quote and a schedule

    The quote will list all the options separately, so you can choose what you want. Together with you, we will prepare a schedule, including deadlines to deliver print files. Would you like us to take care of the packaging or distribution of the books? New Energy Printing can arrange that. Do we have a deal? Then we’ll set the printing process in motion.

  • Don't worry; we will take care of everything!

    Next, we will supervise the entire process from A to Z. We will even check the print files thoroughly for you, absolutely free of charge! We make sure there are no surprises. We'll also keep you updated on the status of your production throughout the printing process.

  • You receive the books

    Your books will be delivered wherever you want them. We can also send them to multiple addresses. In the end, when the books have turned out the way you wanted, you will be convinced of our excellent service and quality!

Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to print a book?

    Printing a book is always a custom process, and the costs vary accordingly. For example, a softcover book can be printed for as little as 0.68 cents per copy. Do you want to know what your book might cost? Request a personalized quote now.

  • How long is the delivery time for books?

    As you might have guessed… it depends! The delivery time of your book depends on several factors. What are you hoping for in terms of book design? What type of paper or finishing do you want? As a general rule:

    • Hardcover or softcover books without special binding or finishing can be printed within 1 to 2 weeks.
    • Do you have additional preferences? For example, would you like a foil print or UV spot finish at an affordable price? Then we can deliver your books within 3 to 4 weeks.
    • If you want a large print run (>3,000 books), it’s a good idea to purchase paper. It’s a more cost-effective option, and delivery will take about 5 or 6 weeks.

    Call us or request a quote and we can give you a better estimate of expected delivery times.

  • What can I expect in terms of quality and colorfast printing?

    We only print books on modern printing machines, and work exclusively with A-label paper. These standards ensure the highest possible end result for your books. Obviously, colorfast printing is also a high priority. We can produce color proofs to show you the expected color result before the final print run. We do not start the printing process until everyone is satisfied.

  • I have special requirements for my book. What are my options?

    Each book is unique and everyone has their own requirements in terms of specifications, packaging and delivery. Exceptions are our specialty! We have a wide range of different types of machines at our dedicated production locations that are designed to handle exceptions. So we’re happy to accept your challenge!

  • Can you help with the layout of the print files?

    Yes, we certainly can. Our design department has more than 25 years of experience in design and DTP. If you are interested, please let us know and we will be happy to discuss your options and send you a personalized quote.

  • How can your prices be so competitive?

    If you want to print high-quality books in a cost-effective way, you have to use the right machinery. We have various production locations where we have our books printed. Each production location has its own specialty, which optimizes cost-efficiency. New Energy Printing also buys in bulk, creating a cost advantage that we pass on to our customers.

  • I have a different question.

    We’d be happy to help you. If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to call us at +1(347) 354-1943 or email info@newenergyprinting.com

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New Energy Printing


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Mijlweg 9-6

NL-4131 PJ Vianen

The Netherlands

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